Stock Number: 52207
Tidy compact carpets of multiple rosette heads of grayish green--each crowded succulent leathery leaflet tipped with a somewhat flexible spine & lined with teeth. Green flowered bromel from rocky exposed areas of Argentina making a wonderful accent plant in any succulent collection or as a base for a caudiform bons...
Stock Number: 52259
Smooth-edged succulent leaves, spine tipped, with dull glossed silvery leather surfaces packed in tight elongated rosettes branching to form extensive rine gray hard edged sadistic cushions. Whew! Small green bromel beaked blossoms in tidy clusters; native to rock crevices of Argentina--this is extremely slow growing a...
Stock Number: 54474
A clone shared with us by J. C. Raulston proven to be somewhat root hardy in the very deep South (along the gulf and south): odd rangy habit with small dangling bronze-orange blossoms; survives Z8 if given a long hot summer in order to establish a heavy root mass below winter 's eventual frost line; seems to produce bl...
Stock Number: 66826
Wide selfbranching habit displays nodding satin bellflowers of (nearly everblooming) richly saturated pink--popular because of the sheer number of blossoms produced at any one time.
Stock Number: 42276
Beautiful nodding flowers an unusual shade of bronze orange with a striking red center and sometimes pale carmine veins. Very erect habit excellent for topiary work. Outstanding in a cool greenhouse with lots of sun as this hybrid reaches its height of bloom mid-winter.
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Stock Number: 42263
Leaf almost entirely white with small central green flame; pale bronzy salmon fls dangle from the tall stems. Best grown in very bright light in a cool greenhouse in intense climates as can burn in the heat of the deep South. But in zones with smaller numbers this not only performs in the winter greenhouse but forms a ...
Stock Number: 42193
Erect shrub with many satin glossy nodding very, very dark red bellflowers easier to bloom than some of the heirloom cultivars. The darkest "Flowering Maple" blossom we have observed. Verging on reddish maroon.
Stock Number: 40005
Yellow out angled, nodding bellflowers with ochre clappers accent this vigorous "Flowering Maple" with soft fresh green leaves on self branching stems. Possibly a more reliably summer blooming selection of England's 'Moonchimes.' Has the reputation among our customers as being one of the few in this group of Hibiscus c...
Stock Number: 40007
Soft maple leaves richly flecked gold on a tightly branched shrub sporting many salmon bellflowers; striking in annual beds. Deservedly the most popular "Flowering Maple" as it is a brilliant display whether in flower or not; most effective when grown with plants displaying purple toned foliage. An unexpectedly subtle ...
Stock Number: 50565
Erect woody stems festooned with spectacularly big nodding blossoms of festive tangerine; this "Giant Chime Flowering Maple" can be kept as a modest heavily flowering pot plant, or encouraged to easily reach 8' --thus perfect for training into standards or for backgrounds in the deep south. Blooms for a very long perio...
Stock Number: 41253
Reiter hybrid of A. megapotamicum with strongly held laterally weeping branches perfectly displaying the charming show of ranks of dangling flared large yellow blossoms highlighted by darker-toned throat, as long as not exposed to considerable warmth year round. Perfect for hanging baskets, most impressive in windowbox...
Stock Number: 40009
Upright stems hold long red "Chenille Plant" pendant catkins throughout the year; this "Philippine Medusa" or "Red-hot Cattail" shrub needs bright light and warm conditions. This is one of the most curious and most popular of the tropical plants! Always in demand.
Stock Number: 42103
Upright stems hold long yellow "Chenille Plant" pendant catkins throughout the year; this "Philippine Medusa" shrub needs bright light and warm conditions. A clone of "White Chenille Plant" for the jaded collector with cream-toned dangling catkins and unusually elongated leaves with the scallops colored parchment white...
Stock Number: 41930
"Strawberry Firetail/Foxtail"--(hispaniola) Trailing slim stems disappear beneath the small leaves and rosy pink velvety "Tails" which mimic their "Chenile" brethern--resembling roseate chenile pendant woolyworms fat on steroids. These terminally cute critters are splendid additions to any urn or windowbox as well as h...
Stock Number: 40012
Massed finely cut astoundingly slim leaves edged in rich cream on elegant seldom branched stems present a striking weeping "Lance Copperleaf" with very distinct vertical statement (ideal for training into a standard) perfectly displaying the exceptionally slim ribbon leaves cascading elegantly. Very little lateral grow...
Stock Number: 42010
Large furled solid copper purple leaves with a deeply fingered elaborate filigree edge--appropriately named for the Maui volcano noted for its watery cascades eroding extremely deep valleys. Very unique selection with a distinct urge to grow ever upward--modest pinching of tips assures a wide dramatic show of incredibl...
Stock Number: 40013
Very compact selfbranching shrublet with slim golden leaves toned pink, ivory and green if given full sun; in lower lite expect coppery green coloration with little branching.
Stock Number: 41525
"Miniature Fire-dragon" Very tiny spindle-shaped leaves of dusky red and coppery rose with creamy feathered margins; much branching dwarf forming small mounds. Thus: the most likely "Copperleaf" to be seen as a demure tropical bonsai subject. With limited light the foliage turns clear ochre with dusky pink; the best ch...
Stock Number: 40017
Rumpled coppered leaves with gold dustings, pink margins fade to parchment blond when give full sun; rare selection which is a good performer in the conservatory in a sunny location. Best for the collector as very chill sensitive.
Stock Number: 59213
"Heart Copperleaf" Large russet leaves with long pointed leaves extending from the cordate tops, bronze-green & copper tones--this is the best quick growing cultivar for outdoor borders, for showy urns and big windowboxes as it makes a big bold statement very quickly. Given free root run in a conservatory, this dramati...
Stock Number: 40015
Spectacular ruffled & fluted "Copper Swirl" leaves serrated & highlighted in pink, bronze, red; famous even in late Victorian gardening as the splendid and dramaticly foliaged "Ceylon Plant." More demanding of warmth and full sun than the similar 'Hoffmanii.' Certainly (and deservedly) the most popular color and dispos...
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Stock Number: 42079
Each ruffled coppery ochre leaf margined with parchment toned scallops--most furled leaves of any cultivar we know--excellent conservatory subject where it receives the high humidity, bright light and constant warmth this cultivar demands in order to stay startling. (We believe this excellent performer shared with us b...
Stock Number: 41955
Brazenly flashy "Razzle Dazzle Plant" with woody decorative stems achchoring large deeply lobed irregularly twisted leaves with saw toothed edges accentuating the deep maroon tones highlighted with deeply disturbed bronzes and reds--no two leaves ever display the same outline. Remarkably ostrobogulous dramatic as a spe...
Stock Number: 31714
Distinctive "King Kopperleaf" from our Cajin friends with tall wand-like stems heavily cloaked with elongated bronze foliage, tipped creamy green and parchment rose--rather delicate tones within this bold and brassy crew. Extremely sensitive to chill; can only ship this delicately featured cultivar during the warmest m...
Stock Number: 58473
A remarkably beautiful semi-aquatic (easily forms stilt root if wet) Asian with erect trunks ranked with pairs of elongated deeply lobed leaves milky green with ivory spined margins. A treasure from Barry Yinger. Much more silver in the leaves than our own Acanthus montanus Frieling's Sensation with a more delicate oft...
Stock Number: 50002
A variegated selection by Ken Frieling here at the GHW of "False Thistle" with yellow marbled deeply cut leaf margins turning into rich patches of creamy ivory with age. Handsome foliage topped by spires of white bracts stained raspberry pink. A centerpiece in many international conservatories and display gardens since...
Stock Number: 20572
Pointed, scallop-edged dark leaves; masses of clear luminescent bright rose pink blossoms over a long season. We have been told that our plants has some spots in the center as the second picture show. It may have mutated or it may be responding to particular growing conditions. The second picture is from one of our goo...
Stock Number: 20008
Semi-trailing "Nut Orchid" with compact habit topped with double rose-pink scalloped flowers which remain open longer than the single cultivars. An excellent Worley hybrid with dark deep green leaves -- tends to have a much shorter dormancy cycle than the other types.
Stock Number: 81484
Fast clustering miniature selection with taller foliage than pusillus, while individual blades are elegantly slim in the overlapping foliar fans--much used as a bonsai companion. As with all the gramineus cultivars, this must be kept evenly moist in order to maintain lustrous foliage.
Stock Number: 30549
Interlacing ranks of short swpictures/ord-shaped glossy-grass leaves, each striped on its inner edge, form remarkable 4" cushions. Most certainly the prize cultivar of the species, this quite rare Japanese selection of this winter hardy "Sweetflag" is also beautiful as indoor pot plant as well as a choice mame bonsai c...